Rajiv D. Parikh Represents Amici Curaie on Panel as Reported by Law360: "NJ Bar's Diversity Plan Fixes Historic Shortfall, Panel Told"

January 18, 2024

The New Jersey State Bar Association defended its diversity practices on Thursday, arguing before a state appellate panel that its affirmative action planis legal because its goal is to remedy a history of underrepresentation on its committees and board of trustees.

The state attorney organization told the three-judge panel that a lower court got it wrong when it ruled in favor of family attorney Rajeh Saadeh and found the association's "quota system" for filling committee and board seats to be discriminatory.

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